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Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies , University of Alberta , Marusia and Michael Dorosh Master’s Fellowship

$10,000, non-renewable

Awarded for writing a thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic related to education, women’s studies, history, law, humanities, etc.

Course work must be completed and thesis being undertaken

Criteria include thesis proposal, academic grades, letters of reference, and writing sample

Extra points awarded for Canadian citizens and permanent residents of , international students enrolled at U of A

Recipient may hold fellowship at any institution of higher learning

Application deadline ca. February 01 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies, by February 15, and Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta by March 01)

The Fry Family Foundation Graduate Leadership Scholarship

Awarded to a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador to support the completion of full-time graduate study in a Master’s program at Memorial University of Newfoundland

Awarded to a graduate student who has shown strong leadership skills, has demonstrated academic merit, and who has shown interest and leadership in areas such as international affairs, business, engineering and technology, science, politics, the media, etc. through their academic and work experiences. A strong commitment to Newfoundland and Labrador must be evidenced through the recipient’s undergraduate program of study

Value $25,000 for a maximum of two years full-time study leading to a master’s degree

Recipient of this award will commit to completing the full-time masters program which will include a minimum of one semester studying abroad on an academic exchange; and/or an international internship placement or other international program focusing on leadership, as approved by the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, on the recommendation of a special selection committee which will include a member of the Fry Family Foundation and various university personnel


Special application form may be obtained from the School of Graduate Studies

Outline of the candidate’s plan/program of study is required by all those wishing to be considered for this scholarship.

Applications include: a resume, two-page statement outlining the candidate’s past experiences and future goals as they relate to Newfoundland and Labrador, a 500-word essay defining the candidate’s personal definition of leadership, official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, and two letters of reference.

Application deadline ca February 1 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by February 15)

The School of Graduate Studies F. A. Aldrich Award

Endowed fellowships, six to eight per year, valued at $20,000 per year at the doctoral level and $15,000 per year at the master’s level to incoming full-time Canadian students. Renewable for up to one year at the doctoral level

Recipients of these fellowships are expected to contribute to the research and teaching mission of the University and will normally have tutorial, laboratory or other instructional and research responsibilities

Recipients will be selected by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Awards and Medals Committee of the School of Graduate Studies , on the basis of exceptional academic achievement

CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award

This award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that have made an unusually significant and original contribution to their academic field.

Eligibility: one in the engineering, medicine sciences and the natural sciences disciplines; and one for the humanities, social sciences and fine art disciplines.

Value $1,5000 and expenses to attend CAGS Annual Conference

Nominees must have completed their doctoral degree requirements within the specified time frame (e.g., the previous year).

Member institutions may submit two nominations, one for each award.

Each nomination must include:

a letter of support from the Dean of Graduate Studies, which also includes the following information:

* a. a description of the process used to select the nominee;

* b. the name and departmental affiliation of the nominee’s research supervisor;

* c. the name and affiliation of the external examiner;

* d. the date of the defence and the date of final acceptance of the dissertation by the Graduate School

a letter from the students’ supervisor or program director describing the reasons for the nomination, and why the dissertation constitutes a significant piece of original work

a copy of the external examiner’s pre-defence report, signed (or otherwise authenticated) by the Dean and dated

an abstract of the dissertation, not exceeding 350 words, written by the candidate in non-technical language

an up-to-date CV of the nominee

Application deadline ca February 14 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by February 28)

Further information:

The Bowring/Harlow Scholarship

This award is for students at the post-baccalaureate level who wish to live at the University’s Harlow Campus while undertaking approved studies in

Award considerations:

Scholastic achievement

Financial need

It is hoped that interest on the fund will finance up to two annual scholarships of £600 each

Application deadline ca February 14 each year to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Education (for nominations to Dean, School of Graduate Studies , by February 28)